Florida education news: Guns on campus, class size rules, budget cuts and more
NO THANKS: Tampa area teachers and school leaders don't think bringing more guns onto campuses will make them safer. • Rumors of school violence circulate in Hillsborough County.
APPOINTMENTS: Hernando schools get three new leaders.
IF YOU HAVE TO GO ... Pasco schools get classroom bucket toilets for emergencies when restrooms aren't available.
LAWSUIT: A Manatee County school principal sues his school district claiming it discriminated against him because he is black, the Herald-Tribune reports.
FLEXIBILITY: The Martin School Board gives schools permission to wiggle around state class size rules when necessary, the Stuart News reports.
POVERTY: The number of low-income students in Broward and Palm Beach schools is on the rise, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
CUTS: Brevard proposes layoffs and budget reductions to meet a $38 million revenue shortfall, Florida Today reports.
QUESTIONS: Criticism arises over the new Clay superintendent's personnel moves, the Florida Times-Union reports.
ONE MORE YEAR: The Osceola School Board extends its interim superintendent's contract, the Orlando Sentinel reports.